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Foreign direct investment in Africa

Jacques Morisset

Foreign direct investment in Africa

policies also matter

by Jacques Morisset

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Published by World Bank and International Finance Corporation, Foreign Investment Advisory Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.
    • Subjects:
    • Investments, Foreign -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Free trade -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Commercial policy.

    • About the Edition

      A few Sub-Saharan countries, by improving their business environment, have begun to attract more substantial foreign direct investment than other African countries with bigger domestic markets and greater natural resources. Like Ireland and Singapore, perhaps they can become competitive internationally and attract sustainable foreign direct investment.

      Edition Notes

      StatementJacques Morisset.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2481, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2481.
      ContributionsWorld Bank., Foreign Investment Advisory Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3669319M
      LC Control Number2002616156

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